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How the Corporate Outlook Hurts Language Services

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How the Corporate Outlook Hurts Language Services
The corporate outlook on the world is all about productivity. That means doing more in less time at a lower cost. But language is not something that can be rushed without losing depth and creativity. Expecting translators to adopt productivity values and tools thoughtlessly, kills their value as live translators.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: corporation , machine translation , translation service | View Count: (647)
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Using Videos to Get Your Message Across

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Using Videos to Get Your Message Across
Videos are used for three main things: Entertainment (personal and professional), to market or explain a product, to promote a belief or way of living. If you want a video to reach a wide audience, you must use a language expert to help spread the word. Here is why.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Video Interpreters, Cultural Services | Tags: multi-lingual video , translation , promotional video , video translation | View Count: (536)
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Transcreation Helps Sell The Brand

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Transcreation Helps Sell The Brand
The purpose of a marketing message is to create an urgency for a product or service that makes viewers want to buy it immediately. In order for a promotion to work in another culture, the entire message - verbal and visual - must be translated in keeping with the spirit of the original. The transcreation process preserves the intent, style, tone, and context of an advertisement when converting it to another language.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: translation , transcreation , interpretation | View Count: (589)
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School Conferences

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School Conferences
Ms. Perez is one of those moms who used to never attend parent-teacher conferences. It is not because she was lazy, or because she didn’t care, or even because she didn’t have time. Her excuse: “My English isn’t very good”, she admitted to me in a strong Hispanic accent.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: school conference , interpretation , translation , latino , spanish , bilingual , twin cities , hispanic | View Count: (597)
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Interpreters Recorded in the Halls of Infamy

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Interpreters Recorded in the Halls of Infamy
Not all well known interpreters were icons of virtue. Some ended up as notorious criminals, having taken undue advantage of their ability to speak many languages. Here are three such infamous interpreters.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: historic interpreters , interpretation , translation | View Count: (505)
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Check Dialects When Choosing a Spanish Interpreter

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Check Dialects When Choosing a Spanish Interpreter
When choosing an interpreter from your language to Spanish or vice versa, be sure to match the dialect they speak with the country you are most interested in. There are 21 countries in the world where Spanish is the official language, with more than 200 million people speaking it. But the Spanish spoken in Argentina is not the same as that spoken in Mexico. Each country has its own history and language influence from native peoples and immigrants.
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Categories: Interpretation, Multilingual Call Center, Cultural Services | Tags: translation , dialect , spanish , latin america , language , linguistics | View Count: (617)
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Influential Interpreters in East and West Europe

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Influential Interpreters in East and West Europe
Interpreters have gone through a rocky history in Europe. From periods of time where they were revered and housed in royal accommodations to periods of extreme distrust and even death, interpreters have still played key roles in the development of society. Here are three recent historical figures.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: interpreter , translation , interpretation | View Count: (531)
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Language Experts in the Global Food Market

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Language Experts in the Global Food Market
Food is seldom sold in the same area where it was grown. In fact, there has been a vibrant global trade in produce, meats, drinks, and processed foods at least since the early 1970s. The Middle Eastern region, itself, imports nearly 90% of its food, due to a combination of lack of water and contaminated land. All stages of food and drinks' import and export utilize language experts.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: world food market , translation , agriculture , labor union , import , export , language expert | View Count: (587)
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Interpreters Speak for World Leaders

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Interpreters Speak for World Leaders
Have you heard of Sidney Rittenberg? He is one of many interpreters involved in international diplomacy. In fact, interpreters are key players in the international peace process. They effectively speak for world leaders to other leaders, the press, and their respective nations. Peace would not be possible without skilled interpreters.
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Categories: Translation, Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: international translation , interpreter , global translation | View Count: (491)
Attacking Communication: How Intent Affects Understanding
“Where everyone is heard”. You can call it a motto, a tagline, a slogan or a mission statement, but since I started working for Dialog One, to me it has represented a belief; a belief that everyone has the right to be heard.
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Categories: Interpretation, Cultural Services | Tags: Interpretation | View Count: (566)
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  • Dialog One interpreters are well prepared for medical interpretation. They have learned what we need from our patients. Not every service has much medical training.

    ---- Margaret
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    ---- Ann Marie
  • We found Ana very qualified to handle the tasks of the English – Portuguese interpretation for our week-long audit with the Brazilian regulatory authority.

    ---- Satisfied Customer